Contributing Authors

Ben Parks

Ben Parks III is a pastor at The Valley Church in Norwood Ohio. He is very passionate about God and his Word and loves to share him with everyone he knows.

Ben Schutte

Ben is the Business Development Manager at Hosanna Revival, a Chipotle enthusiast, and a Cincinnati homebody. He has a passion for teaching people about God, and helping them understand him at a deeper level.

Colleen Onders

Colleen is a Social Worker at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital working on the inpatient psychiatric unit, focusing on crisis care for mental and behavioral health in children. She loves camping and hiking and feels the grace of God is best experienced outside.

Dr. Tammy Smith, PhD

Dr. Tammy Smith is a licensed counselor, mother to 2 married sons, author of 8 books, competitive tennis player, pastor’s wife, and sought-after conference speaker. Her greatest joy is Jesus and getting to share His Truth, but she also loves to laugh, sing, hug, smile, and squeeze the best out of every moment possible. See if she’s coming your way or grab a Truth-filled resource at

Hannah O'Neil

Hannah is the customer service and public relations manager at Hosanna Revival. She is currently pursuing her Masters at the University of Akron to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. Hannah resides in the home she grew up in with her family of 6. She enjoys time spent with her fiancé, Nathan, and their new pup Willow.  She loves all things cozy, including coffee, neutrals, and deep chats with her people. Hannah is a tried and true Enneagram 2 and spends much of her free time finding new ways to empower people in the small and big details of life.

Julia Allspaw

Julia is a former special education teacher turned to stay at home mom who is currently spending her days taking care of her 8-month-old son, Leon. Her passion for writing started at a young age and in her spare time, she can be seen drinking a chai latte, reading anything she can get her hands on, and traveling with her husband, Jake. She loves sushi, quiet mornings, and cuddles with her English Bulldog Penelope.

Kathryn Tilmes

Kathryn is an INFP, Enneagram four, a big fan of personality tests, a wife, manager, and wannabe-writer. Her truest identity, though, is rooted in her relationship with Jesus. Her mission is to love God, love people, and equip young women to do the same.

Katie Guiliano

Katie Guiliano founded Hosanna Revival in 2015 with a passion for beautiful design, and equipping women to know God in his fullness. She draws her inspiration from busy cities and picturesque landscapes. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband Nick, loves to travel, and cultivate her flower garden. The thing she finds most beautiful is people using their gifts to glorify the Lord.

Katie Noble

Katie Noble is the founder and lead writer of Goodness Co. and the author of Pray Like This: Christ's Guide to Praying the Scriptures. She lives and writes in central Ohio with her husband, David, and two sons.

Laura Smith

Bestselling author and speaker Laura L. Smith loves Jesus, her prince charming of a husband, their four kids, music, a good book, almond milk mochas, dark chocolate, and travel.  Her latest book, How Sweet the Sound explores the power of hymns and how they point us back to Jesus. Visit her website at:

Lauren Deitzer

Lauren Deitzer is a graphic designer at Hosanna Revival. Hailing from Cincinnati, she can often be found at one of the city's beautiful parks, reading a good book, chatting with a friend, or petting a dog. She is passionate about creativity, design, sharing her story, and learning from others.



Mackenzie Smith

Mackenzie is a graduate student pursuing her masters in clinical mental health counseling. Currently, she is living in southwest Ohio preparing to get married this summer to her fiance, Justin, and dreaming about what the Lord has in store for the future. Her biggest dream is to proclaim that true and real freedom is found in Jesus and it's yours for the taking.

Malory Smith

Malory is the Operations Manager at Hosanna Revival. She lives in Cincinnati, OH with her husband Tyler and their blonde border collie, Nash. She loves a good story and wishes she could live someplace where it is always fall. She is passionate about encouraging women in their individual walks with the Lord, especially when it means they get to analyze and apply Scripture together.

Meghan Harris

Meghan is a Cincinnatian turned Toledoan, a big advocate for therapy, a former fake blogger, and a current ICU nurse. She loves her people, her kitten, and writing about the things that are hard to talk about. Her biggest prayer is that her life and words turn people toward the light and love that is Jesus so that they know that hope and joy are possible through him.

Meshach Kanyion

Meshach Kanyion is a pastor at Friendship United Methodist Church in Wyoming, OH. He is married with 5 children. His life’s work is to study and integrate the life and teaching of Jesus into his own life, and help others do likewise.

Ness Cannon

Ness Cannon, the author of our second printed devotional, I am Not in Charge, is a writer, speaker, teacher, wife, mother, small business owner, designer, pug mom, and perpetual student. Her greatest hope is to remind you that you aren’t alone. God has saved a seat for you at His table and you absolutely belong.

Storm Crook

Storm is a Cincinnati native but currently lives in Bowling Green, Ohio. She loves her family, friends, and the Cincinnati Bengals. She spends her time hanging out with college students, playing around with a camera, and leading worship at church.

Tara Sun

Tara Sun is the founder of Tara Sun Ministries, an online women's ministry that seeks to help others know, love, and live God's word in their own lives. Based in Oregon, Tara has found her God-given purpose in writing, creating podcast episodes, designing and mentoring women. She is a newlywed, married to her high school sweetheart, Michael. They love to hike, spend intentional time with friends, and drink a good cup of coffee.

Will Burrows

Will Burrows is the director of publishing and general editor at Hosanna Revival. He enjoys reading, writing, and preaching. He lives on Michigan’s west coast with his wife and his five beautiful, handsome, striking sons.

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